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Euro 2016 generated 1.2 billion-euro boost for France

PARIS (AP) — France says that organizing the European soccer championships last summer provided an economic boost worth 1.2 billion euros (currently $1.26 billion) to the economy......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 10th, 2017

U.S. Small Businesses Party Like It"s 2004

France reported last week that its summer hosting of Euro 2016, Europe’s soccer championships, added $1.26 billion to.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 19th, 2017

Germany, France plan fund for start-ups in digital offensive

France and Germany said on Tuesday they planned to set up a 1 billion euro fund to support start-ups in a bid to boost Europe's digital economy and help it narrow the gap with the United States. In the second Franco-German conference on digitalizatio.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 13th, 2016

French Election Soothes Sentiments: ETFs Likely to Benefit

Centrist candidate Macron's win in the French presidential election will likely boost Eurozone, France and Euro ETF in the coming days while other corners o.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 8th, 2017

Airbus resilient despite military plane costs

Airbus has taken a 1.2 billion euro charge for its troubled A400M military aircraft program but has still managed to post better than expected core earnings and revenues for 2016......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 23rd, 2017

Marine Le Pen"s anti-euro plan will "cost France €30 billion a year"

ReutersParis (AFP) - Marine Le Pen's pledge to ditch the euro if elected French president would cost the country over 30 billion euros a year in increased borrowing costs, the central ba.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2017

Luxottica and Essilor in 46 billion euro merger to create eyewear giant

MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a global eyewear powerhouse with annual revenue of more than 15 billion euros......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2017

The Maker of Ray-Bans Is Merging With a French Lens Giant in a $49 Billion Deal

It will create a global eyewear powerhouse with annual revenue of almost $16 billion. Italy’s Luxottica and France’s Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 16th, 2017

Ray-Ban maker agrees 46bln euro merger

Italy's Luxottica, the maker of Ray-Ban, and France's Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry with annual revenue of more than 15 billion euros. Ivor Bennett reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 16th, 2017

These 2 Global Eyewear Giants Have Agreed to a $49 Billion Merger

It combines the owner of Oakley and Ray-Ban with the world's top manufacturer of ophthalmic lenses. Italy’s Luxottica and France’s Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 16th, 2017

Luxottica, Essilor agree 46-billion euro merger to create eyewear giant

MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 46-billion euro ($49 billion) merger deal to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry with revenues of more than 15 billion euros, they said in a statement on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2017

Luxottica, Essilor in 46 billion euro merger deal to create eyewear giant: sources

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 46-billion euro ($49 billion) merger deal to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry, two sources with knowledge of the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2017

Luxottica, Essilor in 45-billion euro merger deal to create eyewear giant: source

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 45-billion euro merger deal to create a global powerhouse in the eyewear industry, a source with knowledge of the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2017

Apple’s App Store Continues to Soar and Set Records

Another banner year for Apple's App Store. Apple’s App Store had a successful 2016--and a big boost in revenue compared to 2015, the company revealed on Thursday. The digital marketplace generated $20 billion in collectiv.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 5th, 2017

Germany wants 1 billion euro fund with France to support digital start-ups

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Tuesday he wanted to jointly set up with France a 1 billion euro ($1.06 billion) fund to support start-ups in the digital economy. "We must set ourselves ambitious goals," Gabriel said at a.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 13th, 2016

France"s Amundi to buy Pioneer from UniCredit for £2.9 billion

Thomson ReutersPARIS (Reuters) - French fund management company Amundi is to buy asset manager Pioneer from Italian bank UniCredit for €3.55 billion (£2.9 billion, $3.75 billion), and will finance the deal with a debt and equity issue. The deal.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 12th, 2016

Macro and Credit - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

"Right now I'm having amnesia and deja vu at the same time." - Steven Wright, American comedianWhile watching with interest our home team France losing the Euro 2016 final against Portugal, being yet another case of "Optimism bias" coming from our fellow .....»»

Category: blogSource: macronomyDec 4th, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo: ‘I Hate You,’ Rival Tells Real Madrid Star

France striker Antoine Griezmann jokingly told Cristiano Ronaldo “I hate you” after the Portuguese captain led his country to Euro 2016 victory in Paris this summer. After coming off injured in the final in July, Ronaldo helped direct Portugal from .....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 22nd, 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo: ‘I Hate You,’ Rival Tells Real Madrid Star

France striker Antoine Griezmann jokingly told Cristiano Ronaldo “I hate you” after the Portuguese captain led his country to Euro 2016 victory in Paris this summer. After coming off injured in the final in July, Ronaldo helped direct Portugal from .....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 22nd, 2016

Top EU Court Adviser Backs Intel’s Fight Against a $1.2 Billion Fine

It's a rare setback for the European Commission. Intel’s fight against a record 1.06 billion euro ($1.16 billion) EU antitrust fine received a boost on Thursday when a top Europe court adviser questioned whether the U.S. chipmaker’s action.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 20th, 2016

EU court adviser backs Intel fight against record EU fine

LUXEMBOURG/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Intel's fight against a record 1.06 billion euro ($1.16 billion) EU antitrust fine received a boost on Thursday when a top Europe court adviser questioned whether the U.S. chipmaker's actions had really harmed competition.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 20th, 2016